1970s. >> here you are-- 2013. you still have that same palestinian issue. you add to that an additional 200,000 to 300,000 syrian refugees. again, predominantly sunni. it's essentially creating a lot of the same, you know, backlash. >> reporter: this lebanese drivers, who didn't want to give their name, confirms that hostility. >> ( translated ): the lebanese people are maxed out more than the syrians now. the lebanese people are living in their country which is only 4,500 square miles, i don't mind, anyone that got persecuted over there and came here to stay safe, i don't mind, but for them to interfere with my interests, i'm not going to accept that. >> ( translated ): the refugees here are suffering a lot, and the lebanese people are harassing them a lot, frankly. in the past, to rent a house the standard was about $200. today, since we have refugees, they are taking $800 to $900. the landlords are using the people.